'Justice League' May Receive Paltry $97 Million Opening Weekend

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Should it come in at the top of current estimates, "Justice League" might finish the weekend in the same range as "The Fate of the Furious" - which launched in April to $98.7 million as the seventh-largest opening of the year.

The opening day gross includes about $13 million from Thursday night previews.

Now, Justice League star Ezra Miller (The Flash/Barry Allen) has revealed how a dialogue that was included in the film eventually underwent a minor adjustment.

The suits in Warner Bros. won't be happy. Considering that it was also expected to be the high-water mark for the DCEU, the film's box office debut is definitely a big blow to the franchise which sought to duplicate the success of Disney-Marvel's interconnected franchises.

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Justice League has a November 17, 2017 release directed by Zack Snyder, with the story by Chris Terrio and Zack Snyder, the screenplay by Chris Terrio and Joss Whedon, and stars Ben Affleck as Batman, Henry Cavill as Superman, Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa as Aquaman, Ezra Miller as The Flash, Ray Fisher as Cyborg, J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon and Willem Dafoe an Atlantean, Nuidis Vulko. You can view all our previous Justice League coverage by clicking here.

Seeing Justice League as Batman V Superman: Part Two is essential in coming to terms with its streamlined nature, especially since Snyder's past DC movies (including Watchmen) all have been much longer than a mere two hours. Audiences also appear to have enjoyed the film, particularly foreign with the film's global opening pegged at $281.5 million.

In comparison to Justice League's $95 million, the opening weekend numbers of the other four DCEU movies went as follows- Wonder Woman ($103 million), Man of Steel ($116 million), Suicide Squad ($133.7 million) and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice ($166 million). The movie, starring Jacob Tremblay as a fifth-grader with a facial deformity, took in $740,000 at more than 2,400 locations on Thursday night.

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